For population 25 years and over in Vansant:
For population 15 years and over in Vansant CDP:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $276 (0.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (63.5 miles , pop. 55,469).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (142.5 miles , pop. 260,512).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (421.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Grundy, VA (1.9 miles ), Haysi, VA (3.3 miles) , Elkhorn City, KY (3.8 miles ), Clinchco, VA (3.9 miles ), Cedarville, KY (4.0 miles) , Honaker, VA (4.0 miles ), Fedscreek, KY (4.0 miles ), Raven, VA (4.1 miles ).
Latitude: 37.23 N, Longitude: 82.10 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 276
Work and jobs in Vansant: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Vansant, Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Vansant-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.9 miles away from the Vansant place center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/4/1974, a category F3 tornado 54.9 miles away from the place center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Vansant-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 8.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 10.0 miles away from Vansant center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 8.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/1995 at 00:37:28, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 57.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/19/1996 at 08:50:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 53.5 miles away from Vansant center
On 8/17/1990 at 21:01:17, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 74.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Buchanan County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Vansant:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Vansant:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Vansant and their reported violations in the past:BUCHANAN CO PSA (Population served: 16596, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:GRASSEY CREEK-BC PSA (Population served: 442, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 20.5%
(17.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Vansant compared to Virginia state average:
Banks with branches in Vansant (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Vansant (based on Buchanan County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 26.71%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
3.54% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,378 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.74% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,083 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Vansant:
Strongest FM radio stations in Vansant:
TV broadcast stations around Vansant:
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Vansant)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: